Sweet Potato Balls

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"This is a must at our house on Thanksgiving and Christmas."


servings 286 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 58.5g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Drain sweet potatoes and put into large mixing bowl. Mash the potatoes with butter or margarine. Salt to taste.
  2. Hand pat mixture into 3 inch diameter balls. Roll in crushed corn flakes and put into 9x12 inch greased baking dish. Pour maple syrup evenly over all balls.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 40 minutes. The last fifteen minutes put a marshmallow over each ball.
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  1. 22 Ratings


I tried this for the first time at Thanksgiving, and my husband just loved it! it will become a regular holiday dish, I know. The marshmellows on top did not melt well; I think next time I wil...

I thougtht this recipe was a little bland, but the rest of my family really liked it. If I made it again, I'd add brown sugar to the top and use miniature marshmallows.

Great presentation, the only thing needed is some brown sugar mixed in the sweet potatoes, it's too plain without it.

A great change from the usual sweet potatoe casseroles.

what an inpressive and different way to serve sweet potatoes, will make again

I added too much syrup and the balls were soft. My friends loved them and the thought that they were rolled in cornflakes they loved even more!!

I gave this recipe a go , and my wife and kid's loved it .so I think it is going to be a holliday tradition in my home for many years to come

Sweet and delicious.

I loved this recipe! It seemed I never could get my sweet potatoes sweet enough to suit me. In the past I added hoards of sugar, but it just didn't work. This recipe came out with the perfect...